anesthetic gas scavenging System (AGS-System)
Used in conjunction with an anesthesia machine, the AGS-System
conveys expired and/or excess anesthesia gases to an appropriate place of
An instrument for facilitating visual examination of the
An electrical instrument for measuring the threshold of
hearing for pure tones of normally audible frequencies generally varying from
200 to 8000 hertz and recorded in decibels.
An apparatus (as for sterilizing)
using superheated steam under pressure.
A branch of medicine that deals with the treatment of
obesity. Specialized medical furniture
exists that are designed to accommodate the needs of bariatric patients.
The pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries,
maintained by the contraction of the left ventricle, the resistance of the
arterioles and capillaries, the elasticity of the arterial walls, and by the
viscosity and volume of the blood.
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A medical table
designed for c-arms, which is a specialized x-ray mainly used for plain
fluoroscopy or digital subtraction angiography.
To standardize (as a measuring instrument) by determining
the deviation from a standard so as to ascertain the proper correction factors.
Certain medical equipment, including spirometers,
need to be calibrated routinely in order to display optimal reports.
A monitoring device that measures the concentration of
carbon dioxide in exhaled air and displays a numerical readout and waveform
Used in the process of cauterizing, an agent or instrument
used to destroy tissue by burning, searing, cutting, or scarring, including
caustic and electric currents, lasers.
A machine using centrifugal force for separating substances
of different densities, for removing moisture, or for simulating gravitational
An instrument for examining the uterine cervix, esp for
early signs of cancer.
A movable cart or
similar conveyance carrying supplies and equipment for the management of medical
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An electrical device used to counteract fibrillation of the
heart muscle and restore normal heartbeat by applying a brief electric shock.
An instrument for determining optical, photographic, or mass
density. A bone
densitometer can be used to check for osteoporosis.
An illuminated, usually fiber-optic flexible or rigid
tubular instrument for visualizing the interior of a hollow organ or part (as
the bladder or esophagus) for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes that typically
has one or more channels to enable passage of instruments (as forceps or
exercise stress test
Also known as a "treadmill test" this term refers
to a test which is performed to determine irregular heart rhythms which may
occur during exercise.
Stress Testing Systems
A portable holter
that makes a continuous record of electrical activity of the heart and that can
be worn by an ambulatory patient during the course of daily activities in order
to detect fleeting episodes of abnormal heart rhythms. Used with EKG
A method of measuring blood pressure internally by using a
sensitive IV catheter inserted into an artery. This provides a more accurate
reading of the patent's current blood
A medical receptacle commonly used in surgical
procedures to collect sponges and other disposable articles.
A type of medical insufflator
used during surgical
procedures. This device is used to maintain constant intra-abdominal
pressure in the patient.
A rigid or flexible endoscope
passed through the mouth and equipped with a source of light and magnification,
for examining and performing local diagnostic
and surgical procedures on the larynx.
Any of several devices that convert incident electromagnetic
radiation of mixed frequencies to discrete frequencies of highly amplified and
coherent ultraviolet, visible, or infrared radiation; used in surgery
to cut and dissolve tissue.
An instrument (as a pressure gauge) for measuring the pressure
of gases and vapors.
stand used to provide easy access to medical equipment during a procedure.
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A medical device used to deliver oxygen at low flow rates to
a patient or person in need of extra oxygen. Connected to an oxygen
tank or portable oxygen generator.
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Of or relating to the first 28 days of an infant's life.
Known as Non-Invasive Blood Pressure, used to describe
pressure monitoring. This oscillometric equipment uses an electronic
pressure sensor to detect blood flow, instead of relying on the traditional stethoscope
An instrument for examining the interior structures of the
eye, especially the retina, consisting essentially of a mirror that reflects
light into the eye and a central hole through which the eye is examined.
An instrument fitted with lighting and magnifying lens
systems and used to facilitate visual examination of the auditory canal and
A branch of medicine dealing with the development, care, and
diseases of children.
The application of light for therapeutic purposes.
A device that measures the oxygen saturation of arterial
blood in a subject by utilizing a sensor attached typically to a finger, toe,
or ear to determine the percentage of oxyhemoglobin in blood pulsating through
a network of capillaries and that typically sounds an alarm if the blood
saturation becomes less than optimal.
The branch of medicine that deals with the use of
radioactive substances in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
An optical instrument for examining refraction of light in
A rigid medical device used in the examination of the upper
An instrument for measuring blood
pressure and especially arterial blood pressure.
An instrument for measuring the volume of air entering and
leaving the lungs.
A measurement of the saturation level of oxygen in the
hemoglobin. Normally, this measurement is determined with the use of pulse
oximetry, a non-invasive procedure.
An instrument used to detect and study sounds produced in
the body that are conveyed to the ears of the listener through rubber tubing
connected with a usually cup-shaped piece placed upon the area to be examined.
A receptacle designed to hold miscellaneous items. In a
medical setting, sundry jars are used to hold an assortment of small
accessories, such as cotton or tongue depressors.
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A small syringe used with a hollow needle for injection of
material into or beneath the skin.
An instrument for determining temperature that usually
consists either of a device providing a digital readout or of a glass bulb
attached to a fine tube of glass with a numbered scale and containing a liquid
(as mercury or colored alcohol) that is sealed in and rises and falls with
changes of temperature.
Any device or element which converts an input signal into an
output signal of a different form. Examples include the microphone, phonographic
pickup, loudspeaker, barometer, photelectric cell, automobile horn, doorbell,
and underwater soundtransducer.
A position in which the patient is on his back with the head
and chest lowered and the legs elevated. Some medical tables
can be adjusted allow the patient to be situated in this position.
The use of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic or therapeutic
purposes, specifically to visualize an internal body structure, monitor a
developing fetus, or generate localized deep heat to the tissues.
The pulse rate, respiratory rate, body temperature, and
pressure of a person. Vital
sign monitors keep track of this information for a patient.
A stream of such photons used for their penetrating power in
radiography, radiology, radiotherapy, and scientific research.